This is a proud moment for True North Hotel Group and for the Wiens family as I announce that my dad and company founder Lew Wiens is one of only six Ingram’s 2020 “Local Heroes,” honored for his extraordinary, years-long philanthropic giving to, and volunteerism with Cross-Lines Community Outreach in Kansas City and many other organizations. We invite you to read and share Lew’s feature which appears in the publication’s 24th annual Philanthropy Special Edition. Please join me in saluting this special man who has done so much for our community, for his family, and for you, our True North Family.
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Overland Park, KS – December 21, 2020
TRUE NORTH HOTEL GROUP CULTURE PHILOSOPHY NATIONALLY SALUTED, AND OUTSTANDING ASSOCIATE HONORED, BY MARRIOTT INTERNATIONAL
True North Hotel Group today proudly announced that it has received two outstanding national awards for 2020 from Marriott International, Inc.: the first-ever Residence Inn Local Culture Council of the Year award; and, also, a Team Member of the Year award, presented to Front Office Supervisor Jessica Ferrantino for her outstanding service delivery at both the SpringHill Suites and Residence Inn hotels in Fishkill, NY.
True North was the only hotel development and management company to receive the national Residence Inn Local Culture Council award, and Ferrantino was the only associate to win the award for two different brands. Both awards were presented virtually in mid-December by Marriott. Read More
Overland Park, KS – November 11, 2020
Our very own Chris Harlow, Vice President of Business Development at True North Hotel Group, was invited to be a panelist for BITAC Owners Virtual Connect 2020. His involvement in over 300 hotel projects over the course of his career makes him an ideal choice to weigh in on the unique challenges facing the hospitality industry in these unprecedented times. Read on for the panelists' thoughts on recovery: https://hotelcommunityforum.com/owners-share-their-outlook/
Overland Park, KS – October 21, 2020
TRUE NORTH HOTEL GROUP OPENS FOUR HOTELS WITH FIFTH ON TRACK FOR 1Q 2021
True North Hotel Group today announced that it is opening four new hotels within a month with an additional fifth on track to open in the first quarter of 2021.
A dual-branded SpringHill Suites and TownePlace Suites by Marriott will open next week in Wrentham/Plainview, Mass., between Boston and Providence, serving as a prime access point to all of New England. The properties anchor RAVentures’ new Ledgeview Way mixed-used development located at the prime intersection of Interstate 495 and Route 1. Along with the two hotels’ 160 rooms, the development also includes retail, restaurants, an assisted living facility, luxury apartments, a veterinary hospital and self-storage facility. The SpringHill and TownePlace Suites hotels are owned by Ledgeview Hospitality, LLC, and managed by True North Hotel Group.
True North received this wonderful letter from a guest of Fairfield Inn & Suites Leavenworth:
I wanted to send out an email just to let y’all know my experience at the Fairfield Inn. My husband and I were stationed here in Leavenworth a year ago, summer 2019. While we were waiting almost two weeks for housing on post to be ready we stayed at the Fairfield Inn. I had all intentions to send an e-mail at that time, after our stay, but life got busy and I forgot...
Overland Park, KS – May 22, 2020
We are so grateful to all our True North associates. Thank you for your hard work and compassion, and for continuing to care for our guests in these extraordinary times.